‘Harriet’ Actress Cynthia Erivo To Star In & Produce Story Of Princess ‘Gifted’ To Queen Victoria

BBC Film, Benedict Cumberbatch’s SunnyMarch & So So Producing Two-time Oscar-nominee Cynthia Erivo (Harriet) is to star in and produce a film based on the remarkable life of Sarah Forbes Bonetta, a 19th Century African princess ‘gifted’ to Queen Victoria after she was orphaned and enslaved by a west African king. Erivo produces with her Edith’s Daughter partner Solome Williams, alongside SunnyMarch’s Leah Clarke and … Continue reading ‘Harriet’ Actress Cynthia Erivo To Star In & Produce Story Of Princess ‘Gifted’ To Queen Victoria

Jennifer Hudson Already Looks so Much Like Aretha Franklin for the Respect Movie

Aretha Franklin will never be forgotten. Two completely unrelated projects about her life are getting ready for their 2020 debuts: one for the big screen and one for the small. And though we’re definitely excited for the National Geographic mini-series starring Cynthia Erivo as the Queen of Soul, it’s the big-screen biopic for which Aretha Franklin had a very heavy hand in crafting that we’re … Continue reading Jennifer Hudson Already Looks so Much Like Aretha Franklin for the Respect Movie

HARRIET – Official Trailer

Can’t wait to see this! Synopsis & Video: ~ via Focus Features Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Director: Kasi Lemmons | Writers: Gregory … Continue reading HARRIET – Official Trailer